Benefits: Holiday Leave

Holiday Leave

In accordance with Chapter 662, Texas Government Code, state employees will be entitled to observe 13 holidays during the fiscal year ending August 31, 2024. Section 662.011 of the Government Code allows institutions of higher education to adjust their schedules within the total number of holidays authorized by law. Pursuant to System Policy 31.04, Holidays, the holiday schedule is submitted by the chancellor for approval by the Board of Regents.

The FY 24 (September 1, 2023 – August 31, 2024) holiday schedule is below for your records.
It will also be published in the HR Community Canvas page for future reference.

*Please note that the university will be open on Labor Day.

Observed Holiday Dates for FY 24: University Closed

Memorial Day: May 27, 2024

Emancipation Day: June 19, 2024

Independence Day: July 4, 2024

Observed Holiday Dates for FY 25: University Closed

Labor Day: September 2, 2024

Veteran’s Day: November 11, 2024

Thanksgiving: November 28-29, 2024

Winter Break: December 24, 2024 - January 1, 2025

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: January 20, 2025

Memorial Day: May 26, 2025

Emancipation Day: June 19, 2025

Independence Day : July 4, 2025

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